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What do you want for Father’s Day?

by Mike Nardini, Board Chair I remember asking my dad what he wanted for Father’s Day when I was a kid, and he’d say something like, “Just get me a card.” And I’d roll my eyes because who in their right mind would ask for a card when they could get […]

Treatment Foster Care Parent Profile: Mama Barb

Miss Barb. Mama Barb. Barbara, a Treatment Foster Care parent, answers to more than one affectionate name, earned during her time providing care to girls who’ve come to find a loving, stable home with her as part of Good Shepherd’s Treatment Foster Care program (TFC). Our team salutes her for […]

January 1, 2019

Five Reasons to Become a Foster Parent

5 Reasons to Become a Foster Parent   When thinking about becoming a foster parent, a million reasons come to mind why not to. You’re worried you might not be able to handle a child leaving your home,  you’re worried you might not be able to handle a child staying […]

May 23, 2016

Mission Moment (May 23, 2016)

Something we’ve learned over the years is that the one thing that opens and closes the most doors for young people is education.  That is why we have supplemented our Maternity Program with the services of a full time Education Coordinator who also conducts screenings and advocacy for our foster […]